'Nothing is impossible' – Marseille president opens door to Diego Costa move

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The wantaway Chelsea striker has made clear his desire to join Atletico Madrid, but the Ligue 1 side appear ready to make a bid Costa's services

Olympique de Marseille president Jacques-Henri Eyraud has refused to rule out the possibility of his side making a move for Chelsea striker Diego Costa. 

Costa is currently in exile in Brazil, having been told by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte he is not in the club's plans for 2017-18. 

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The 28-year-old has made clear his desire to join former club Atletico Madrid, but Eyraud has indicated the Spanish side could have competition for Costa's services. 

"I like his character, his grit and his sense of combat," Eyraud said in an interview with SFR Sport. "He would marry very well with OM.

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"He has a complicated contractual situation. If a player ticks all the boxes, then we have shown that are able to do transactions. Why not?

"It must at least meet certain conditions. Nothing is impossible."

Costa scored 20 Premier League goals for the Blues last term, as he helped lead Conte's side to a league title. 

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